to events available
Complimentary passes for senior citizens to all district events are
available at the new administration office located at 1160 S. Central
Ave., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The passes are for
individuals 62 years of age and over who live in the Laurel School
Trick or Treat set for Oct. 30
The town of Laurel will be celebrating Halloween Trick or Treat for
children 12 years of age and younger, Saturday, Oct. 30, between 6
and 9 p.m.
Haunted house set for Oct.
The Cemetery House, Laurel's seventh annual haunted house, hayride
and corn maze, will be held on Oct. 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30, next
to the Odd Fellows Cemetery on Delaware 24, Laurel.
Admission is $5 or $4 with a non-perishable food item. Children under
6 are admitted free. Free parking.
Sponsor is Charity Lodge #27 IOOF. For details, call Charles Yelle,
Basket bingo to help alumni
The Laurel Alumni Association will hold a basket bingo at the Laurel
Fire Hall Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for 20 games
All tickets purchased in advance will be entered in a drawing for
a hamper basket with lid. Chances at $1 each will be sold for a pine
cone basket drawing.
Baskets to be given away for the Bingo games include the Christmas
Popcorn combo, Santa's Little Helper combo, tree trimming peppermint
basket, magazine and small picnic baskets.
Free refreshments will be served at intermission. Doors will open
All proceeds go to the Laurel Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.
For ticket information call Janet Morgan 875-5330, the Insurance Market
Inc., 875-7591, or Edna Allison, 875-5640.
Wesleyans to hold bazaar
Laurel Wesleyan Clubhouse Ministries will hold a fall bazaar Saturday,
Oct. 16, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Laurel Wesleyan Church, Fourth Street.
Crafts, baked goods and scrapple sandwiches will be available starting
at 7 a.m.; hot dogs will be sold beginning at 11 a.m. There will also
be a white elephant table. Call Barbara Hitchens, 875-5317, for more
reunion is Oct. 17
The descendants of Daniel Burton LeCates, born in 1875, will hold
their annual family reunion at the Laurel Grange Hall, Laurel-Georgetown
Highway, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m.
A short business meeting will follow the covered-dish dinner.
For more information call Trudy Parker, 875-3937.
Town meetings rescheduled
The Laurel mayor and council meeting scheduled for Monday, Oct. 18,
has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 20. Also, the Community Development
Block Grant public hearing scheduled for Monday, Oct. 18, will be
held at the Oct. 20 mayor and council meeting. The meeting will begin
at 7 p.m. in the chambers of mayor and council, located in the Municipal
Building on Poplar and Mechanic streets.
Bethel Day thanks
The Bethel Historical Society wishes to thank the vendors and parade
entries and all those who participated in making Bethel Heritage Day
a successful event.
Library to host firearms demo
On Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m., Ben Ewing, Georgetown, will give
a talk and demonstration on firearms safety. This presentation will
be open to all ages. Ewing teaches hunter education for the state
and is a former representative of the National Black Powder Association.
He is also a competitive shooter in black powder.
Ewing will cover such topics as how black powder is made, its function
and how guns are loaded and unloaded.
Library series is a mystery
The Laurel Public Library will investigate mystery through a reading
and discussion series titled "Since Sherlock Holmes: A Hundred Years
of Detective Fiction" on Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. (except Nov. 2-12:30-2:30
At the next session on Oct. 20, Michael Waters, Salisbury State University,
will lead a discussion on Raymond Chandler's "The Big Sleep."